Greg Abbott Is Considering Declaring Texas Under 'Invasion'--VICE

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By Greg Walters

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is openly musing about declaring Texas under "invasion" in what would be a radical, legally dubious attempt to address the state's migrant crisis.  

The plan would involve invoking war powers and allowing state police to begin rounding up migrants and asylum-seekers and then dispatching them over the border into Mexico--at a moment when federal authorities are bracing for the number of migrant crossings to potentially triple this summer. 

Constitutional experts say this loopy "invasion" scheme has little chance of surviving the legal challenge that would, in all likelihood, be launched instantaneously by President Joe Biden's Department of Justice.  

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